Here we have a pictorial of the Transair fleet.

Source: Air Canada 75th anniversary book.

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From the "InfoCanadi>n" magazine.

Issue dated March 1988

Service fit for a queen!

In the photo below, Olie Damsgaard, purser, and Iris Kennedy, charter sales representative, present Queen Silvia of Sweden with flowers in Victoria, British Columbia.

The Queen and King Carl Gustav XVI, who toured Canada last week with the aim of strengthening ties between Sweden and Canada, flew on Canadian Airlines from Victoria to Vancouver on  Friday, March 18, 1988.

The crew included Olie Damsgaard, flight attendants Robin Leeder and Marilia Neto, Captain Doug Hill and First Officer Andy Bodenbender.

The charter, organized by Iris Kennedy, flew 60 passengers, among them Swedish and Canadian dignitaries, protocol, and members of the Swedish press.

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Issue dated December 1990

It's finally here!

Ordered on July 28, 1988, delivered on December 13, 1990. Canada's and Canadian's first B747-400 could not have arrived at a more opportune time. 

Aircraft Fin #881 on the flight line at Boeing prior to its first test flight, November 7, 1990. Canadian's first B-747-400 was the 100th off the production line!

See NetLetter #1392 for our previous article on the delivery of C-GMWW - named 'Maxwell W. Ward'

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In 1990, PWA Corporation consolidated its regional airline holdings into a new subsidiary management company called Canadian Regional Airlines Ltd. which comprised Time Air, Calm Air, Ontario Express and Air Atlantic.

Extracted from Air Canada 'Horizons' magazine.

Issue dated June 2000.

Hong Kong Sales gets into integration.

On April 6, 2000 Air Canada and Canadian Airlines hosted a breakfast seminar for local travel agents.

The event was well received, and we capitalized on the opportunity to announce Air Canada's Toronto-Hong Kong service and Canadian Airlines' Summer Tour packages to Canada. Schedules, brochures, and product information briefs were distributed.

The breakfast seminar team, left to right: Samson Sum, Sales Executive; Raymond Ho, Senior Sales Representative; Erica Lee, Secretary; Arron Ching, Station Manager; Ralfy Tsang, Secretary; Ivan Tsang, Sales Manager; Anita Leung, Manager-Hong Kong, China, and South East Asia; Bernard Lu, Sales and Reservation Manager; Beatrix Chan, Marketing Coordinator; Derek Ng and Catherine Chu, Customer Service Agents-Tour Desk; Terry Yen and Quincy Cheng, Sales Executives.

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